Nzikazi Wilderness Camp
Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
... come from behind too! I can't say I felt the same excitement I felt earlier about seeing a lion! I was thankful that after more than an hour of walking the only big game we saw was a languid giraffe that moved away as he saw us approaching. We walked safely back to the lodge, to our collective relief. We didn't even encounter a snake, thank goodness!
After lunch, rest and tea, we set off again. While we kept looking ...
... sans-serif; line-height: normal;">This leopard was not the typical shy cat - it posed on the rocks then languidly made its way down, even closer, before strolling off into the bush, quite the diva, and quite remarkable!
... with Pravir and our tracker, Ronnie - who was perched on a seat right on the front left bumper, at bonnet level.
Right outside the entrance to our lodge, Ronnie held up his hand - a signal ...
... Elton John got married, they came to SA and Doug was awarded the job of looking after them.
He went to the Lodge where they were staying to collect them and Elton appeared wearing a leopard skin cape with a five metre train! He swept down the stairs in this garment and his Russian bodyguards all stood at attention while Doug in his dirty safari gear slouched nearby. He said " I also met a young woman called Allexandris Morrison or something ...
... We had an advantage however, because we knew where the impala had been placed earlier that day and our guides were sure the leopard would want to have a snack of it later in the day.
By the time we were moving in closer, night had fallen, making the tracking even more challenging. We had been told that Joe and Foster were the best of the guides at the camp and we can believe it - if there is an animal to be found, these two will be the ones to find ...
Other places to stay in Kruger National Park
R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve | 4 star hotelfrom $456
12 km from Paul Kruger Gate, 39 km from Phabeni Gate, Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Imbali Concession, Kruger National Park | 4 star hotelfrom $563
Kruger National Park, P. O. Box 88, Skukuza 1350, Kruger National Park | Hotelfrom $1,309
51 km from Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $64